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What's New?
 Digitized Der Blumenbaum Journals – All scanning is now complete and the entire collection is posted! Rcently posted on this website are:
Vol. 19 no. 2: posted Nov. 2021
Vol. 13 no. 1 - replaced back page: posted Sept. 11
Vol. 16 no. 2 - replaced pages 54 & 91: posted Sept. 11
Vol. 19 & 25 nos. 1 & 2, Vol. 34 no. 4: Posted Sept. 6
Vol. 23: posted Sept. 5
Vol. 14 no. 3 and 15 no. 2: posted Aug. 31
Vol. 16 no. 2, 3 & 4: posted Aug. 30
Vol. 16 no. 1: posted Aug. 27
Vol. 17 & 18: posted Aug. 22
Vol. 29: now available to non-members as of Aug. 22
Vol. 24: posted Aug. 2
Can you trace your ancestors back to the brave and hearty Germans who immigrated to Pennsylvania? Is there a Palatine in your past? Please check out our new Pennsylvania German Special Interest Group on the SGGS website, and join our new Facebook group!
Researching Schleswig-Holstein? – The International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) is circulating the URL links to a Jan. 30 connection session on that topic (video recording, handouts). Display the links.
Time Zones – Online events can task place anywhere and you are frequently faced with doing time zone conversions. On the Live Webinars FAQ page, you will find an easy to use time zone converter that has be pre-configured by SGGS to show times for the most commonly referenced time zones.
Pommern Research Video – Recording of the 2nd ONLINE POMMERN CONNECTION SESSION of the Pommerscher Greif, the Ahnenforscher Stammtisch Unna and the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) in the English language from December 19th, 2020.
New links and files posted – Go to the links and files options under Resources. The new entries are denoted with a "NEW" marker. Includes many links to Prussian reearch in Germany, a Germans from Lithuania name index and free German music. And just added is a link to a FamilySearch page containing videos for those doing Austro-Hungarian research.

SGGS' Online Store

The SGGS Online Store which sells Der Blumenbaum back issues and a few mechandise items is temporarily closed. It will reopen soon with an all new look and easier to use customer interface. If you have any questions about ordering merchandise, please contact SGGS <>.
SGGS also looking for people to help with sales during meetings and to ship items ordered online. If you would like volunteer, please contact SGGS at any of its meetings or the foregoing email address.


Upcoming Events
Jun 21
Emigrant Agents and Travel Patterns in the 19th Century
  Nach Amerika mit Missler, Ballin, Linnenschmidt & Co. - Emigrant Agents and Travel Patterns in the 19th Century   Friedrich Missler was General Agent of the North German Lloyd and by the 1880s operated a huge network of agencies, routes, hostels and services all over Europe. Before Albert Ballin was promoted General Manager of the Hamburg America Line, he was likewise a travel agent.  This lecture focusses on the role as well as on records that were once produced by these two and numerous other unknown agents in the migration experience.   Missler sold approx. 1.8 million tickets to America, ...